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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Husqvarna Service Tech
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Generator fires but won't start

Customer Question

generator fires but won't start
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

Is this a gas generator?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
in an RV....full tank of gas
Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

can you get to carb to manually spray fuel into carb and see if it starts? If it starts, the carb will need to be removed and cleaned. Let me know and we can troubleshoot from here

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no as there are other folks in the rv and they are texting me re; the problem, I am trying to help them out.
Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.
Have them spray fuel or carb cleaner into carb and see if it tries to start momentarly